Nevsehir University rector looking for Armenian language instructor

PanARMENIAN.Net - Nevsehir University rector Filiz Kilic said the university has set up a department of Armenian language and literature but has been unable to offer courses yet as no instructors have been found.

She said that although the Higher Education Board (YOK) gave its permission to establish the department, the university has had difficulties in finding Armenian-speaking instructors.

"We have been unable to find any available candidates in Turkey. We are now looking for instructors in Azerbaijan. The department needs at least three instructors before it can begin accepting students and offering courses," she said, Today's Zaman reports.

The Armenian community of Istanbul numbers 60 thousand people, who speak the western Armenian dialect and can't be tutors.
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